Theory Of The Fold Analysis

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To look at the fundamental ideas of the theory of folding and to help understand the theory in context, explore it amongst the features of post modern architecture. look at works by architects such as Peter Eisenmann and see how he has interpreted the theory of folding as an alternative interpretation of conceptual design. in which one building has a continuous form (folding), and one has a fragmented form (deconstructivism) - two buildings in relation to deleuzes theory through discussion and relate back to the theme/theory.

The idea of concept structure - a structure that contains ideas and theories. Eisenmann’s work chosen to investigate his own idea about the matter of concept in the context of folding and making conceptual architecture.
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It also reveals a missed opportunity for the discipline that could be found in seeking a critical reading of Deleuze that goes beyond the fold, and acknowledges Deleuze’s interests in concepts of movement, sensation and affect. Fold as a concept brings different introduces many issues into the works of architects including Peter Eisenmann, Geffrey Kipnis, Greg Lynn just to mention a few. These architects in their work are reading, analysing and expanding the theory of folding as a concept in order to prepare the possible architectural alternatives which reflect the features of post modernism - lynn’s idea of animated form, Eisenmann’s grids and context based …show more content…
After the renaissance, Baroque is a period in which there are an endless number of folds. It does not invent things, there are already many folds coming from different times like the greek, Roman and gothic.

Along with different periods came different ideas, most of which can be described as a continuation of existing styles. Up until the Baroque period, changes in architecture were apparent and definition was made for all the features of arts and architecture. However, Baroque has principles and ideas which don’t belong to any particular period; it endlessly produces folds. With different periods came along a variety of ideas, most of which were a continuity of existing styles; in continuation with existing styles, or the complete opposite. Until the Baroque period, changes were apparent and definitions were made for all of the features of architecture and the arts (Deleuze, 1993). Baroque began to represent the ideas of the past through endless

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